Soulful Femme is excited to present a one of a kind show for Arts Garage with some new twists and special guests David Julia and Curtis Lyons Jr. Playing a mixture of blues, soul, and rock like you have never heard before, Soulful Femme brings a good time vibe and a great energy to every performance!
Vocalist Stephanie Wellons, aka Stevee Wellons, has been performing in the tri-state area for the last 25 years and is known for her high-energy stage presence and performance. In her early twenties she began her musical career. Since then, Stevee has performed with numerous area bands and currently teaches and coaches voice at the prestigious Afro-American Institute in the Homewood Area of Pittsburgh. An experienced recording artist as well, Stevee has recorded in Pittsburgh, New York, Chicago and Baltimore. Stevee Wellons Band won the 2015 Blues Society of Western PA’s Blues Challenge and represented Western PA at the 2016 International Blues Challenge.
Applied Music with 2nd major in Arranging and Composition at famed Berklee College of Music, Cheryl began her musical career as a studio musician throughout New England, known for her distinct interpretation style. Since moving to Pittsburgh, Cheryl has pursued her musical career as a professional musician for numerous area bands and has done extensive studio work. She has also been the recipient of the prestigious Jim Weber Award, given to blues guitarist of the year, three times; in 2012, 2103 and 2015. Cheryl is among the ranks of Delaney Guitars endorsed artists.
Stephanie Wellons & Lead Vocals
Cheryl Rinovato & Lead Guitar
David Julia & Bass Guitar
Curtis Lyons Jr. & Drums